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#MPC22 | Mackinac Policy Conference 2022 | Bank of America Michigan, Matt Elliott

Michigan Business Network
June 20, 2022 12:00 PM

The Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

Chris Holman speaks with Matt Elliott, President, Bank of America Michigan, from Media Row, at the Grand Hotel, while at the 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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#MPC22 | Mackinac Policy Conference 2022 | Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, Chris Rizik

Michigan Business Beat
June 20, 2022 11:00 AM

The Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

Chris Holman speaks with Chris Rizik, Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Executive Officer Renaissance Venture Capital, from Media Row, at the Grand Hotel, while at the 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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#MPC22 | Mackinac Policy Conference 2022 | Kinexus, Todd Gustafson

Michigan Business Beat
June 20, 2022 10:00 AM

The Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

Chris Holman speaks with Todd Gustafson, Executive Director, Kinexus, from Media Row, at the Grand Hotel, while at the 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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#MPC22 | Mackinac Policy Conference 2022 | AT&T Michigan, David Lewis

Michigan Business Beat
June 20, 2022 9:00 AM

The Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

Chris Holman speaks with David Lewis, President, AT&T Michigan, from Media Row, at the Grand Hotel, while at the 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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#MPC22 | Mackinac Policy Conference 2022 | MEDC, Quentin L. Messer Jr.

Michigan Business Beat
June 20, 2022 8:00 AM

The Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

Chris Holman speaks with Quentin L. Messer Jr., Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chair - Michigan Strategic Fund, MEDC, from Media Row, at the Grand Hotel, while at the 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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TechTown Detroit | Meet the Spring RBC Awardees! πŸ”‰

Michigan Business Network
June 16, 2022 6:00 PM

Meet the five Retail Boot Camp awardees

TechTown Detroit celebrated the hustle and hard work of 15 Retail Boot Camp graduates during our 12th cohort showcase on June 9. The participating business owners pitched their visions and what they learned during the RBC program live at TechTown.

Five standouts each won a $5,000 Kickstart Award, and one People’s Choice Award was chosen during the live webcast to receive $1,000!
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MEDC | Michigan Receives First Round of SSBCI Funding

Michigan Business Network
June 16, 2022 11:00 AM

Michigan Awarded More Than $236 Million in SSBCI Funding to Support Small Businesses

Michigan was approved in May for up to $236,990,950 in State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) funding from the U.S. Department of Treasury. The Michigan Strategic Fund just received the first round of SSBCI funding – approximately $72 million. MEDC is grateful to receive this critical allocation and appreciate our lending partners as we work together to continue to lift up small businesses throughout Michigan.

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TechTown Detroit | Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month πŸ”‰

Michigan Business Network
June 10, 2022 8:00 AM

TechTown celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month

This month, TechTown is celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month, and we are proud to feature a few of our clients to recognize the role they play in driving job growth and innovation in the city.

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Start Garden Demo Day Winner Receives $500k Investment

Michigan Business Network
June 8, 2022 3:00 PM

Local Tech Startup Gets into Top Global Accelerator, Receiving $500,000 Investment 

(GRAND RAPIDS, MI) - Grand Rapids-based tech start-up and Start Garden tenant Payload CMS has been accepted into and received a $500,000 investment from highly competitive tech accelerator Y Combinator. With an acceptance rate of less than 3% and alumni like Airbnb, Dropbox, Doordash, Instacart, and Reddit, Y Combinator is more difficult to get into than Harvard.

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Iconic Michigan Outdoor Brand Stormy Kromer to Transition to New Leadership

Michigan Business Network
June 7, 2022 10:00 AM

Gina Jacquart Thorsen Named First Female CEO of Stormy Kromer and Jacquart Fabric Products

Thorsen will officially move into the CEO role on July 1, with current CEO, Bob Jacquart transitioning to Chairman

Ironwood, MI - Gina Jacquart Thorsen makes history as the first female CEO of Jacquart Fabric Products, the parent company of the national brand Stormy Kromer. In her new role, she will oversee strategic vision, company operations, sales & marketing, product development, and more.

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